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How to Make Spanish Omelet Step-by-Step Recipe - Tortilla Espanola

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What You Will Need to Prepare Spanish Omelet - Tortilla Espanola
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Text-Only Recipe for Spanish Omelet - Tortilla Espanola. It is also called "tortilla de patata" or potato omelet.

Fortunately, the Spanish omelet or tortilla espanola, like most Spanish cuisine does not require fancy equipment to prepare it. For this famous tapa, you’ll only need:

  • Sharp Knife for Chopping Onion and Potatoes
  • 1 Large Frying Pan for Frying Potatoes and Onions
  • 1 Medium Frying Pan for Cooking the Tortilla
  • Potato Peeler
  • 2 Mixing Bowls – 1 large and 1 small

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes

Serves 4 for Dinner
Serves 6-8 for Appetizers

Gather the Ingredients

  • 6-7 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 whole yellow onion
  • 5-6 large eggs
  • 2-3 cups of olive oil for pan frying
  • Salt to taste
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